Apr 1, 2013 Consumers had a strong February -- spending jumped 0.7 percent and personal income rose 1.1 percent.
Mar 20, 2013 Britain's budget, released today, contains more deep spending cuts. Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman argues that austerity policies in the UK and Europe are killing growth.
Mar 14, 2013 Young go-getters can get funding to pursue their dream careers through a startup called Pave. The catch? Prospects agree to fork over about five percent of their income for the following 10 years.
Mar 7, 2013 As home prices rise, more owners are preparing housing for sale -- and construction companies and building supply chains are hiring again.
Mar 1, 2013 The now-infamous sequestration -- the $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts -- kicks in today. We take a look at the bad and the good that might come out of the process.
Feb 14, 2013 Atlanta's unemployment rate still tops the national percentage, but city residents hope the worst is finally behind them.
Feb 13, 2013 The New York Times Washington bureau chief talks about the choices we have to make with respect to our debt and the national deficit.
Feb 8, 2013 The nation’s trade deficit plunged in December, likely giving the U.S. economy an unexpected boost to round out the year.
Feb 8, 2013 Other countries may not be buying as much of our stuff, but our buying more of theirs is an indication of consumer strength.
Feb 7, 2013 Productivity fell at the end of last year at the fastest pace in two years -- about 2 percent.